Euston to Liverpool Charter 02/04/16

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Anybody know what this is on Saturday? Apparently it's a GBRf charter, so I would expect electric traction, anythign happening in Liverpool on Saturday? At first I thought it was a footex... Could this still be the case?

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Leo
 
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Footex 1119 Euston-Liverpool, 2100 back. Believe 87002 in frame if it comes off exam in time, the can otherwise.
 

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Cheers FM!

Liverpool v Spurs kick off 17:00: http://www.tottenhamhotspur.com/news/first-team/general/chartered-train-service-110316/

We are pleased to announce that, in partnership with Thomas Cook Sport, we have arranged a chartered train service exclusively for ticket-holding One Hotspur Members and Season Ticket Holders for our forthcoming Premier League matches at Liverpool, Stoke City and Newcastle United.

and

Tickets for all three services will be subsidised by the Club and priced at £20 per person return for each fixture and will be available from Thomas Cook Sport.

but

This is a designated transport service covered by the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol) Act. Alcohol is not permitted to be consumed or carried on these trains.
 
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Ahhh just as I thought! Thanks very much guys, will look forward to seeing that on Saturday morning at Cheddington.
 

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Well the Spurs team will be on the pitch for 30mins before the LFC and the referee will appear as Kick Off is 17.30hrs.
 

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86101... Looked good though... Will try to post up some photos later just south of Cheddington
 

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86101... Looked good though... Will try to post up some photos later just south of Cheddington

A plod down the slow line all the way to Crewe, including the scenic route via Northampton.
It is also one of the first daylight passenger trains to travel the full length of the Norton Bridge Down Slow deviation.
 

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Why did the ECS come from Burton - and not from Wembley??
 
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The stock is based at Burton. It would previously have been from Crewe.

Thanks - who owns the stock - at first i assumed it was Virgin given the livery, but then noted all the Virgin lettering has been removed...
 

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Ah, that explains it...saw this at Crewe about 19h40 going north, 66 on front and 87 on rear. Thought that it was just an empty stock move.
 

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Ah, that explains it...saw this at Crewe about 19h40 going north, 66 on front and 87 on rear. Thought that it was just an empty stock move.
You mean 86101 and it was an empty stock move - to Liverpool Lime St, hence 66703 on front. HTH.
 

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Well the Spurs team will be on the pitch for 30mins before the LFC and the referee will appear as Kick Off is 17.30hrs.

I'm sure Liverpool were be on the field at that time too - doing their pre-match warm-up!
 

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Would it be wrong to use a loophole in the Terms and Conditions to be able to travel on one of these? Not that I would of course...
 
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